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23 March 2017
Activity levels slowly recover as transactions remain above the 100,000 threshold for the second month in a row. Our estimate of gross lending for February is £18.2 billion.
20 March 2017
CML member Landbay Partners Ltd produces detailed analysis of the UK rental market. In this article, Landbay CEO John Goodall looks at what the data shows about recent developments.
16 March 2017
The market downturn hit harder in Northern Ireland than elsewhere in the UK. But the size of the correction has boosted affordability - and a recovery led by first-time buyers.
7 March 2017
A YouGov survey shows that buy-to-let landlords are fairly well informed of new tax and regulatory changes, with one in 10 planning to leave the sector.
2 March 2017
Research published later this spring will shed new light on different types of older borrowers - and the barriers that deny them access to a wider choice of financial options.
27 February 2017
We are now collecting more data on shared ownership so that lenders and others can have a better understanding of the types of borrowers attracted to the tenure.
23 February 2017
Lending in January was estimated to be £18.9 billion, up 2% on a year ago. First-time buy numbers continue to recover, while movers remain weak.
21 February 2017
The CML supports the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Bill, which would allow the appointment of guardians to administer mortgages on behalf of borrowers who go missing.
15 February 2017
The private rented sector is larger in London than the rest of the UK. Our recent survey examined how landlords in the capital differ from the rest of the country.
2 February 2017
Newly released CML research findings show significant differences by age in attitudes to drawing on housing equity.